Similar to cool roof ratings, research suggests that measures of solar reflectance and thermal emittance should be considered for wall claddings and finishes too
A residential environmental school tackles a daunting building certification program
Positive feedback from a builder after using Rockwool Comfortboard 80 beneath a slab for the first time
Innovative new ways to build low-carbon homes with a time-tested and well-known renewable resource
This combination of flashing materials and techniques will work in just about any wall
Follow these simple steps to get ready for code-required blower door testing and you'll probably do better than the code requires
Dan Kolbert and Ben Bogie discuss their favorite high-performance wall assembly and answer common questions from a live audience
To avoid water problems and comfort issues down the road, build your basement right the first time
In low-load homes without basements, a second floor laundry closet turns out to be a pretty ideal location
A discussion of wall assemblies and the specific details that are needed for durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes
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